April 2, 2019
Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Dr. Ying Diao has been named a winner of the College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research. The award is given annually to a handful of engineering faculty in recognition of their research. She will be honored at the college’s faculty awards ceremony on April 29.
The Diao Group focuses on developing fundamental understanding of and innovative methodologies for directed assembly of functional materials and their applications in electronics, renewable energy and healthcare.
Professor Diao, a Dow Chemical Company Faculty Scholar, joined the Illinois faculty in 2015. She received her Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT in 2012 and completed her postdoctoral studies in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University.